St. James the Greater Church, Hamburg Photos

St. Jacobi Church (St. James the Greater), located on Jakobikirchhof in central Hamburg, is an ancient church (1340) re-built (1951-63) with modern spire after severe damage during WWII. Notable features include the Arp Schnitger organ (1693) largest Baroque organ in Europe.

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St. Jacobi Church , ancient church re-built with modern spire after severe damage during WWII. Hamburg, Germany.Modern spire atop post-WWII reconstruction of St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Details of modern tower atop reconstructed St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Entrance to St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.
St. Jacobi Church (St. James the Greater), ancient church (1340) re-built (1951-63) with modern spire after severe damage during WWII. Hamburg, Germany.Modern spire atop post-WWII reconstruction of St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Details of modern tower atop reconstructed St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Entrance to St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.
Pulpit, altar & stained glass windows depicting the important events of the ecclesiastical by Charles Crodel in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Medieval altar in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Alabaster & marble pulpit & canopy with fine carvings by Georg Bauman in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Carving of Evangelist St. Mark & his attribute lion, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.
Pulpit, altar & stained glass windows depicting the important events of the ecclesiastical (mid-20thC) by Charles Crodel in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Medieval altar in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Alabaster & marble pulpit & canopy with fine carvings (1610) by Georg Bauman in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Carving of Evangelist St. Mark & his attribute lion, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.
Carving of Evangelist St. Luke & his attribute bull, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Carving of Evangelist St. John & his attribute eagle, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Carving of Evangelist St. Matthew & his attribute angel, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Canopy style shrine with elaborate carvings & paintings. Hamburg, Germany.
Carving of Evangelist St. Luke & his attribute bull, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Carving of Evangelist St. John & his attribute eagle, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Carving of Evangelist St. Matthew & his attribute angel, in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Canopy style shrine with elaborate carvings & paintings. Hamburg, Germany.
Triptych altar focusing on Virgin & Child in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Arp Schnitger organ largest Baroque organ in Europe over 34 illustration by Otto Wagenfeldt & Joachim Lundt created to portray the Bible for people who could not read in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.

Triptych altar focusing on Virgin & Child in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.Arp Schnitger organ (1693) largest Baroque organ in Europe over 34 illustration by Otto Wagenfeldt & Joachim Lundt created to portray the Bible for people who could not read in St. Jacobi Church. Hamburg, Germany.


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